Lice Clinics of America in conjunction with OnePoll surveyed 2,000 parents living in the U.S. to unveil their top worries.
School children can be quick to make fun of any perceived difference among them and having head lice is no exception. Some get the idea from their parents that if a child in their class has head lice, the child and his or her family are somehow at fault. This can lead to the bullying
October is National Bullying Prevention month, and while the focus is rightly on the treatment of children, parents can feel bullied, too, especially when it comes to having head lice in the family. A OnePoll survey of 2,000 U.S. parents—conducted in conjunction with Lice Clinics of America—found that 52 percent of parents feel judged by
No one wants to talk about head lice. Until your child has head lice. Then you find you can’t talk or think about anything else. While head lice cause stress and embarrassment to parents, most of the stress comes from the fact they are so darned hard to get rid of. Here’s why. Lice are
No one wants head lice in their life or in their hair, especially not kids, which are the most likely age group to have them. Their heads itch like crazy, causing discomfort. Their parents are freaking out, which makes the kids feel like they did something wrong. For parents engaged in the battle against head
For Lice Clinic of America owner Marlene Weiss (super lice fighter), the battle against head lice is both personal and professional. “In January 2015, myself and all three of our children were infested at the same time,” she recalls. “I spent over three weeks trying to get rid of the infestation with over-the-counter shampoos that
A myth is defined as, “1) a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events; 2) a widely held but false belief or idea.” When it comes to head lice, the second definition of myth is a big